Curricula Guides

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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TM062002 TMe2 Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility 5 ECTS
Organised by
Economic Geography
Person in charge
2015-16 Janne Lindstedt and Jarmo Nikander; 2014-2015: Janne Lindstedt and Johanna Alanen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X X
2015–2016 X X

Learning outcomes

2015-2016: After the course students will be familiar with globalisation and corporate (social) responsibility, as well as the Millennium and the Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs and SDGs) of UN. Students will understand their contents and the kind of possibilities and challenges they set for companies.
2014-2015: After the course students will be familiar with sustainable development, globalisation, corporate (social) responsibility and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of UN. Students will understand their contents and the kind of possibilities and challenges they set for companies.

Contents

Corporate (social) responsibility is the main framework for companies to respond to the global challenges and uneven development. On this course much emphasis will be put on developing countries. (See further information on the course web page.)

Teaching methods

Virtual course.

Modes of study

The course consists of discussions in forum and written assignments. Individual assignments can also be done in Finnish. The course is available for Students in the Degree Programme, Other Students, and Exchange students.

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2nd year

Study materials

  1. Potter, Binns; Elliot, Smith, Geographies of Development. An Introduction to Development Studies. 3rd ed., Harlow, Pearson Education Limited, 2008.
  2. A collection of articles.

Further information

The course is part of the Finnish Universities' Partnership for International Development (UniPid) co-operation. Attendance is restricted to 70 students (in NettiOpsu). In case of excess demand, priority is given to students majoring in economic geography. The theme of corporate (social) responsibility will be further discussed in TM23 and TMS2. The course was also offered to students at the University of Latvia in Latvia and the Pskov State University in Russia in academic year 2014-2015.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Seuraavista vähintään 15 op (Economic Geography)
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Marketing
Economic Sociology
Finnish Study Modules
Business Japanese
Business Chinese